Nick McGlashan’s lowest point as an addict came last fall, while the “Deadliest Catch” cameras were rolling. “All I ever wanted to do was be a fisherman, and I lost that,” said McGlashan. “I lost the ability to work at sea because I forgot how to live on land.” Read his story here.
Dr. André Rosay is the head of the University of Alaska, Anchorage’s … Is there a relationship between alcohol and domestic violence in Alaska? Read more here.
Prepare for one of the most important conversations you may ever have with your kids about underage drinking with SAMHSA’s “Talk. They Hear You.” app. Read more here.
The state of Alaska is spending $3 million per year on beer. That fact won’t change until at least 2018. On Wednesday afternoon, the Alaska House Labor and Commerce Committee heard an analysis of a little-known tax break that benefits small breweries that sell beer in Alaska. Read more here.
Celebrate graduation in Juneau at this fun and safe event! Come for the pizza and games and stay for the grand prize drawing for $2,017. Prizes will be awarded to two lucky winners, but you must be present to win. This drug and alcohol-free event is for graduating seniors in Juneau. Graduates attend free and they are allowed one guest with a $10 admission.
The Cook Inlet Tribal Council is hosting an Airplane Camp! Hang out at CITC’s Fab Lab and construct an RC you can fly yourself. This camp is open to all middle school-aged Alaska Native and American Indian students. It is a 5-day camp from July 10-14. To register or to find more information, contact Sandy Bair at firstname.lastname@example.org or 907.444.3549